Dannen Family History

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Dannen Name Meaning

Probably a short form of any of the various German family names, for example Dannenbaum, Dannenfeldt, beginning with Dannen or Tannen, from Middle High German tan ‘pine’, ‘forest’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Danner, Tannen, Hannen, Dann, Dennen, Nannen, Dunne, Banner, Annen

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Dannen Family Origin

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Dannen Family Occupations

What did your Dannen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dannen family was Farmer. Bartender, Cabinet Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dannen. The most common Dannen occupation in the USA was Bartender. 25% of Dannen's were Bartenders.

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  • Bartender

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dannen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dannen Historical Records

What Dannen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dannen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dannen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 185 immigration records available for the last name Dannen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 353 military records available for the last name Dannen. For the veterans among your Dannen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dannen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dannen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dannen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Dannen in 1959 was 52, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dannen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dannen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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